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McCormick sues over counting mail ballots in Pa. Senate race

May. 23, 2022 19:58 PM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The campaign of David McCormick, who is in a neck-and-neck Republican primary contest for the U.S. Senate against celebrity heart surgeon Dr. Mehmet Oz, sued in a Pennsylvania court Monday to try to ensure counties obey a brand-new federal appeals court decision that could...

Surgeon: Johnny Depp's severed finger story has flaws

May. 23, 2022 17:56 PM EDT

FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AP) — A hand surgeon testified Monday that Johnny Depp could not have lost the tip of his middle finger the way he told jurors it happened in his civil lawsuit against ex-wife Amber Heard. The finger injury, which occurred in a March 2015 fight in Australia...

Rappers Young Thug, Gunna remain jailed in racketeering case

May. 23, 2022 17:24 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Rappers Young Thug and Gunna remained jailed on racketeering charges Monday in Atlanta following a court hearing in a case in which prosecutors have accused them of being members of a violent street gang that committed multiple murders, shootings and carjackings. A...

Review: 'My Moment' is best consumed in bite-sized bits

May. 23, 2022 10:50 AM EDT

“My Moment: 106 Women on Fighting for Themselves,” edited by Lauren Blitzer, Kristin Chenoweth, Kathy Najimy, Chely Wright and Linda Perry (Gallery Books) Havana Chapman-Edwards was the only kid at her school to participate in the 2018 walk out. Celia Bell chose life after her...

Former soldier gets prison for sexual contact with child

May. 22, 2022 09:53 AM EDT

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — An Illinois man has been sentenced to spend more than nine years in prison after he admitted having sexual contact with a child 15 years ago when he was a soldier at Georgia's Fort Stewart. Clarence Michael Lynch of Highland, Illinois, was sentenced Thursday to...

Heard's lawyers try to poke holes in Depp's libel lawsuit

May. 22, 2022 09:08 AM EDT

Attorneys for actor Amber Heard spent much of last week trying to portray her ex-husband, Johnny Depp, as a jealous and drunken abuser who can only blame himself for his nose-diving Hollywood career. Since Heard concluded her testimony in a Virginia courtroom Tuesday, her lawyers...

Stewart scores 28 to help Storm beat Sparks 83-80

May. 21, 2022 00:42 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Breanna Stewart scored 28 points on 11-of-20 shooting and the Seattle Storm held on for an 83-80 victory over the Los Angeles Sparks on Friday night. Ezi Magbegor had nine points, 11 rebounds, three blocks and two steals. Jewell Loyd added 11 points for the Storm...

Battery charge dropped against Florida rapper Rod Wave

May. 20, 2022 17:37 PM EDT

KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) — A domestic battery charge against a 23-year-old Florida rapper who goes by the name Rod Wave has has been dropped, according to court documents. Prosecutors filed a notice Thursday in Osceola County court that the case against Rodarius Green was not suitable...

Alleged Chappelle tackler also charged in roommate stabbing

May. 19, 2022 20:38 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A man charged in an on-stage attack of comedian Dave Chappelle has now also been charged with the attempted murder of a roommate months earlier, authorities said Thursday. Isaiah Lee, 23, has pleaded not guilty in the December stabbing that occurred during a...

Key witness testifies in trial tied to Trump-Russia probe

May. 19, 2022 18:55 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The star prosecution witness in the trial of a Hillary Clinton campaign lawyer testified Thursday that he was “100 percent confident” that the attorney told him he was not acting on behalf of a particular client when he presented information meant to cast suspicions on...